Formula To Calculate Increase/decrease 


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I have a spreadsheet where I need to calculate the increase in % one year over the other in column D for Eg if Profits are 95415 in Jan 2008 (Column B) and 80215 in Jan 2008 (Column C), then the % Increase will be (9541580215)/80215 *100
I can calculate the formula for this , but the problem comes where for eg there is a loss in Jan 2008 for 95415 and there was a profit in Jan 2007 for 80215. How do I set up formula to take negatives & positives into account in calculating the increase or decrease/
Your assistance or anybody's on the forum will be greatly appreciated
Regards
Howard
http://www.mrexcel.com/forum/showthr...ghlight=howardneed
I can calculate the formula for this , but the problem comes where for eg there is a loss in Jan 2008 for 95415 and there was a profit in Jan 2007 for 80215. How do I set up formula to take negatives & positives into account in calculating the increase or decrease/
Your assistance or anybody's on the forum will be greatly appreciated
Regards
Howard
http://www.mrexcel.com/forum/showthr...ghlight=howardneed
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